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Kelebay, Yarema Gregory – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Reports on educational happenings in Quebec (Canada). Discusses school violence, a multiple murder at a Canadian university, student academic achievement, and the possibility of Quebec withdrawing from the Canadian union. Predicts that Quebec will remain part of Canada. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Antisocial Behavior, Crime, Cultural Differences
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Steinhauer, Noella – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Maintains that, over the past 25 years, Native Americans in Canada have managed to gain control of their own educational systems. Contends that, with the current political structure, achieving and maintaining continuity and stability is difficult but not impossible. (CFR)
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Osborne, Ken – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Reports on an analysis of history textbooks used in Canadian schools during the 1930s. Presents a set of six criteria used by the evaluators. Concludes that the textbook study is a reminder of the period when the social studies curriculum was the subject of political criticism from the left. (CFR)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Ellis, Julia – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Contends that it is important and challenging for teachers to know about students and their lives. Describes a program in which student teachers conduct research into the attitudes and interests of their students. Asserts that, by being attuned to student realities, teachers can be more effective in curriculum development and instruction. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education
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Crain, Cheryl – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Presents six teaching ideas from teachers in Foothills Schools, Alberta, Canada. Includes suggested activities on local government, computer uses in social studies, Canadian history, current events, and world studies. Provides models of a passport application, passports, and visas. (CFR)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Current Events, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Charles, Michael – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Introduces a special theme issue on the Holocaust. Describes events during a visit to Germany, Poland, and Israel by Canadian educators. Previews articles in the theme issue. (CFR)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Christianity, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Reed, Carole Ann; Lass, Harold – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Explores the usefulness of employing an antiracist framework to teach Holocaust education. Maintains that different forms of discrimination are linked psychologically. Asserts that Holocaust education can be used also to teach about disabled individuals, homosexuals, and other groups who suffer discrimination. (CFR)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Critical Thinking, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism
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Mock, Karen – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Maintains that the Holocaust was the catalyst for Canadian antihate legislation. Maintains that, to combat racism and bigotry, it is necessary to use three important tools: (1) the law; (2) community action; and (3) education. Describes some contemporary realities and remedies in the struggle against racism and hate in Canada. (CFR)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Antisocial Behavior, Blacks, Canada Natives
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Kirman, Joseph M. – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Maintains that the large number of Holocaust victims can be difficult to comprehend. Presents a classroom exercise involving rapid counting that can give meaning to such large numbers. Contends that, along with the rapid counting procedure, there is a need to present the relationship of humanity to the numbers. (CFR)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Antisocial Behavior, Classroom Techniques, Computation
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Marmor, Margie – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Maintains that story is a powerful tool in teaching antiracist education. Presents the personal story of a World War II concentration camp survivor. Discusses the use of Holocaust literature to explore anti-Semitism and racism. (CFR)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, European History
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Pomotov, Esta – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Presents an annotated bibliography of 21 books about the Holocaust for school libraries. Includes both fiction and nonfiction books. Categorizes the books into primary, junior, intermediate, and senior grade levels. (CFR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Anti Semitism, Childrens Literature, Content Area Reading
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Describes the services of the ERIC System and the ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education. Maintains that one difficulty for educators in teaching about the Holocaust is the selection of appropriate materials. Presents an annotated ERIC bibliography of seven teacher resource items on the topic. (CFR)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Anti Semitism, Childrens Literature, Curriculum Development
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McMurtry, John – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Presents a scathing review of supply-side economics and its effect on social programs. Argues that the Reagan administration purposefully incurred massive government debt in order to justify reducing social spending. Maintains that Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney followed a similar course. Includes trenchant criticism of Canada's public…
Descriptors: Conservatism, Economic Impact, Educational Administration, Educational Change
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Adeyemi, Michael Bamidele – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Discusses the design, implementation, and rationale for an international education component in Botswanan secondary schools. Maintains that sustained development requires that students learn the interconnection of cultural, economic, political, and technological systems. Includes a breakdown of main topics with corresponding notes and comments.…
Descriptors: African Culture, Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Design
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Kelebay, Yarema Gregory – Canadian Social Studies, 1997
Provides a pithy, gossipy update on the political machinations concerning bilingualism and related issues in the French Canadian province of Quebec. Examines the activities of the Quebec Political Action Committee, formed to defend English-language rights and resist the separatists. Briefly reviews recent educational legislation in Quebec. (MJP)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Cultural Interrelationships, Culture Conflict, Educational Legislation
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